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A Trio of Wood Finishing Films

February 1, 2017
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A look at how wood finishing techniques are honed in furniture restoration With the nights getting lighter, the spring cleaning season isn’t too far away. For many, spring cleaning involves heavy sessions with the vacuum cleaner and dusting display cabinets….

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A £3.5m Lancaster Bomber Restoration Job

January 26, 2017
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Restored AVRO Lancaster Bomber expected to be operational by 2020 During the Second World War, A.V. Roe’s iconic Lancaster Bomber played an important role in stopping the onward march of Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler. In aviation history, it is…

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A Cast Iron Guarantee of Satisfaction

January 20, 2017
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Why restoring your cast iron fireplace could see the hearth at the heart of your house If you’re a traditionalist, you would probably say the 1950s and 1960s have a lot to answer for in terms of design woes. The…

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Keeping It Real With Paint Stripping

January 18, 2017
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Why paint stripping shows off the beauty of natural wood Sixty years ago, most with-it households eschewed the beauty of traditional looking wood furniture. Wooden panels were something you hid from public view with a flat sheet of board. Though…

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A US EPA Ban for TCE?

January 4, 2017
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Could TCE ban on dry cleaning and aerosol degreasing solutions set precedent for paint strippers? In a previous post, we looked at why US households use paint stripper with a chemical that is banned in EU Member States. The chemical…

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Merry Christmas to All Our Customers

December 15, 2016
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Premium Doors and Furniture wishes all its customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year We at Premium Doors and Furniture would like to wish all customers a Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. Many thanks for your…

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Chemical Wood Stripping Explained

December 7, 2016
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A basic primer on chemical wood stripping treatments There are two main types of chemical wood stripping treatments that are commonly used by door and furniture stripping companies like ours. These are solvent paint remover and caustic paint removers.

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The Twelve Days of Door Stripping

December 5, 2016
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Our door stripping themed Christmas song based on The Twelve Days of Christmas With Christmas looming, the last thing our fellows would like to think of for a week or two is door stripping. On the other hand, it is…

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The Oldest Furniture Stripper in Town

November 17, 2016
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After 70 years, furniture stripper Carl Harden calls it a day Back in 1946, the world was recovering from the spoils of the Second World War. The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll was still at school; in two years time,…

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3 Steps on How to Remove Paint From Wood

3 Steps on How to Remove Paint From Wood

October 27, 2016
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Have you ever wanted to refurbish a piece if wooden furniture? Here at Premium Door Stripping we specialise in stripping paint from a range of furniture such as doors, benches and chairs. This gives you the ability to re-finish your furniture…

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